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  • a single small white flower in the middle of a green field in spring
    May 21, 2020 Ann Louise Gittleman

    Does Your Spring Cleaning Schedule Include Liver Cleansing?

    Even though it feels like our world has changed dramatically, nature has stayed the same. The seasons are changing, right on schedule, and the gray clouds have given way to sunny skies and warmer temperatures around the country. Our bodies are in tune with the natural seasons, and as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has taught us, Spring is a time of new growth and cleansing.

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  • candida yeast under a microscope
    May 14, 2020 Ann Louise Gittleman

    The Candida Yeast Connection to Cravings and Autoimmune Disease

    Have quarantine cravings for sugary snacks gotten the better of you and left you with aching joints and itching skin? You're far from alone during this pandemic. Cortisol levels soar when we are under stress, which causes us to crave sugary and fatty foods. If indulging in those cravings leaves you feeling like your autoimmune issues are in a flare, then there may be a Candida connection to your condition.

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  • fatty liver disease sibo
    December 12, 2019 Ann Louise Gittleman

    The Newest GI Epidemic: SIBO and Fatty Liver Disease

    Bad bacteria, like the ones that cause food poisoning, could also be causing your SIBO, and surprisingly, Fatty Liver Disease as well. 

    Ten percent of people who come down with a case of food poisoning don’t recover and it becomes a chronic bacterial infection. When this happens, it can progress into SIBO, and as researchers have recently discovered, it can wreak further havoc and lead to Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD).

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  • clorox bath food body
    August 29, 2019 Ann Louise Gittleman

    Cleaning Up the Clorox Controversy

    Bleach has been given a bad name as a toxic substance, and it’s time to restore its squeaky clean reputation as a simple, oxygenating salt treatment. 

    If you’ve been following me for any length of time, then you know my penchant for rewriting the rules of health and nutrition. My mentor, Dr. Hazel Parcells, was well known for her research into the tremendous healing properties of chlorine bleach...

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  • barefoot parasites
    June 6, 2019 Ann Louise Gittleman

    Walking Barefoot During Parasite Season

    Could you be putting your health at risk by walking barefoot? Grounding, also known as earthing, has brought the practice of walking barefoot back into popularity, and the soil-borne parasites couldn’t be more thrilled! Every time you sink your feet...

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